Wilson County, TennesseeWilson County, Tennessee Map
Location in the state of Tennessee
Tennessee's location in the U.S.Statistics Founded 1799 SeatLebanonArea
583 sq mi(1,510 km²)
13 sq mi (34 km²), 2.17% Population
155/sq mi (60/km²) Website: www.wilsoncountytn.comThe Wilson County courthouse in Lebanon, Tennessee.
- 1 Geography
- 2 Demographics
- 3 Notable Residents
- 4 Cities and towns
- 5 References
- 6 External links
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 583 square miles (1,510 km²), of which, 571 square miles (1,478 km²) of it is land and 13 square miles (33 km²) of it (2.17%) is water.
- Trousdale County (north)
- Smith County (northeast)
- DeKalb County (east)
- Cannon County (southeast)
- Rutherford County (south)
- Davidson County (west)
- Sumner County (northwest)
There were 34,921 housing units at an average density of 61 per square mile (24/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 91.50% White, 6.26% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.48% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.48% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. 1.27% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Like many places in the south-east United States, Wilson County saw an increase in Latinos in the years 2000-2005, with them constituting 2.1% of the population by 2005.Age pyramid Wilson County
There were 32,798 households out of which 37.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.20% were married couples living together, 10.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.00% were non-families. 18.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.70% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 97.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $50,140, and the median income for a family was $56,650. Males had a median income of $39,848 versus $26,794 for females. The per capita income for the county was $22,739. About 4.60% of families and 6.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.80% of those under age 18 and 11.50% of those age 65 or over.
By 2006 the population of Wilson County had risen to 104,000.
- Casey Atwood - NASCAR driver
- Adrian Belew - Rock guitarist and King Crimson member
- Charlie Daniels - country and Rock musician
- Dan Evins - Founder of the Cracker Barrel Restaurants
- Bobby Hamilton - 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion (deceased)
- Erika Jo Heriges - Country music singer, 2005 Nashville Star winner
- Kings of Leon - Rock band
- Gretchen Wilson - country musician
- Ross Winn - Anarchist writer and publisher (deceased)
Cities and towns
- Belinda City
- Cherry Valley
- Green Hill
- Possum Town
- Rural Hill
- Shop Springs
- Tuckers Crossroads
- ^ Find a County. National Association of Counties. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
- ^ Based on 2000 census data
External linksv • d • eMunicipalities and communities of
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